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Cameco, Orano shut down Saskatchewan uranium facilities due to COVID 19 fears 

SASKATOON-Hundreds of employees are being sent home in northern Saskatchewan as Cameco Corp. suspends production at its Cigar Lake uranium mine and partner Orano Canada Inc. closes its affiliated McClean Lake uranium mill. The companies say their facilities will be placed in maintenance mode for four weeks due to the ...

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Ekati Diamond Mine shut down to prevent spread of COVID 19 to staff, communities 

CALGARY- Canada’s oldest diamond mine is being shut down to protect workers and local communities from the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calgary-based Dominion Diamond Mines ULC says in a message on its website that none of the employees at its Ekati Diamond Mine about 300 kilometres northeast of Yellowknife ...

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Conference Board says Canada to avoid technical recession despite hit 

By Ross Marowits THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO- Canada will avoid a technical recession even as the COVID-19 pandemic curtails consumer and business spending, and oil prices have cratered, the Conference Board of Canada said Tuesday.   After slowing to end the year, economic growth has been weak in the first ...

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